Art Brut Self-Canonize With ‘Top of the Pops’ Best-Of Compilation
Ten years ago, Eddie Argos formed a band. That band, post-ironic rockers Art Brut, is now celebrating their 10th anniversary with a double-disc "Best Of"
March 1, 2013
Art Brut, ‘Brilliant! Tragic!’ (Cooking Vinyl/The End)
Honoring a spoken-punk tradition closer to Flipper than the Fall, 2009's Art Brut vs. Satan was these Londoners' pop apotheosis, although only fans noticed. Now…
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May 24, 2011
Downtown Cool: Santigold, Art Brut, Major Lazer, The Suzan & More
March 9, 2011
Love Pays $430K, MMJ’s Free Live Cuts + More
Courtney Love has settled a defamation lawsuit with designer Dawn Simorangkir for $430,000. The Hole singer was accused of making defamatory statements on…
March 4, 2011
Review: Everybody Was in the French Resistance… Now, ‘Fixin’ the Charts, Vol. 1′
One of his generation's great poets of the mundane has formed a band about a great mundane pastime: aimlessly rewriting whatever song's on the radio.
February 16, 2010
Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week
Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
October 9, 2009
New Albums from Depeche Mode, Art Brut, and 9 More
Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
April 21, 2009
Art Brut, ‘Art Brut vs. Satan’ (Downtown)
Naysayers, prudes, and rival philosopher kings may be surprised that Eddie Argos and his crank army have lasted for three albums. But the Brit crew…
April 12, 2009
In the Studio
Exclusive: In the Studio with Art Brut
With their wacky lyrics and fun-lovin' onstage debauchery, Art Brut are one of the most entertaining bands in indie rock. So when we discovered that…
March 17, 2009
Art Brut Working with Pixies’ Frank Black On New Album
"I'm rubbish with secrets." Art Brut frontman Eddie Argos confessed via his blog [via Pitchforkmedia.com], before admitting that yes, Art Brut is working with Pixies…
December 2, 2008
Art Brut Offshoot Preps Free Holiday Single
In these times of economic hardship, sleigh bells, bagpipes and a children's choir don't come cheap. Or do they?
November 17, 2008
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